Sarbel and Barbe
- For the 19th-century saint, see Sharbel.
|Saints Sarbel and Barbe|
|Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church|
|Feast||29 January (or 15 October)|
Saints Sarbel and Barbe (or Sarbelius and Barbæa, Sharbil and Babai, etc.) were legendary Christian martyrs of the city Edessa in Mesopotamia. Allegedly Sarbel was a pagan high priest at Edessa; Barbe was his sister. After converting to Christianity, they were tortured and killed under the Roman emperor Trajan. Their feast day is 29 January.
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